Author Archive: Scott Martin

Scott Martin is a meteorologist, graphic artist, musician, husband, and a father. Scott is a member of the National Weather Association and the Central Alabama Chapter of the National Weather Association. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides accurate forecasts for many racing series across the USA.

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Watching Storms Moving Into Western Parts Of The Area At 8:00 PM; Marginal Risk Expanded

Watching Storms Moving Into Western Parts Of The Area At 8:00 PM; Marginal Risk Expanded

| June 6, 2019 @ 8:10 pm

We are watching storms that are moving into the western and southwestern parts of Central Alabama, especially since we have a Severe Thunderstorm warning issued on one cell located over Starkville and moving to the northeast at 25 MPH.

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A Quick Check At 3:15 PM… Marginal Risk Continues For Parts Of The Area

A Quick Check At 3:15 PM… Marginal Risk Continues For Parts Of The Area

| June 6, 2019 @ 3:18 pm

We are starting to see some heavier showers starting to develop over the southwestern parts of Central Alabama over Sumter and Dallas counties.

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A Marginal Risk For Severe Storms Throughout The Rest Of The Day

A Marginal Risk For Severe Storms Throughout The Rest Of The Day

| June 6, 2019 @ 12:11 pm

We have an active map across the southeastern United States at this point as we have crossed over into the noon hour on this wet and gray Thursday.

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Numerous Showers And A Few Storms At Midday

Numerous Showers And A Few Storms At Midday

| June 5, 2019 @ 11:24 am

Skies are cloud-filled across Central Alabama with numerous showers falling over the southern and southwestern parts of the area. We also have a few thunderstorms up in the extreme northeastern parts of the state just north of the area, but none are reported to be strong at this point.

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Believe It Or Not, A Few Returns On Radar At Midday

Believe It Or Not, A Few Returns On Radar At Midday

| June 4, 2019 @ 11:20 am

We have some clouds moving over the northern half of Central Alabama as we have hit the 11 o’clock hour. We are actually seeing some returns on the radar over the northern parts of Lamar County and the central parts of Marion County.

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Dry & Getting Hot At Midday, Tropical Mischief Could Bring Enhanced Rainfall Later This Week

Dry & Getting Hot At Midday, Tropical Mischief Could Bring Enhanced Rainfall Later This Week

| June 3, 2019 @ 11:24 am

We have a great deal of sunshine out there as we approach the midday hour, but we do have a few clouds and some haze from smoke that is being pulled into the area from wildfires up in Canada.

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A Few Isolated Showers Possible Today, Better Rain Chances Returns Late This Week

A Few Isolated Showers Possible Today, Better Rain Chances Returns Late This Week

| June 2, 2019 @ 7:22 am

While most stay dry and hot throughout the day today, a few lucky locations may see an isolated shower. For those who need rain, your luck is about to change as the end of the work week and next weekend looks to be wet at times.

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2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Starts Today… Here Is The Outlook From NOAA

2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Starts Today… Here Is The Outlook From NOAA

| June 1, 2019 @ 3:35 pm

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting that a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season is most likely this year.

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Nice Weekend Ahead; Rain Chances Return By Mid-Week

Nice Weekend Ahead; Rain Chances Return By Mid-Week

| June 1, 2019 @ 7:35 am

As we start off your Saturday with some cloud cover over parts of Central Alabama, we do have some sun brightening the sky.

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Very Warm With A Few Clouds At Midday

Very Warm With A Few Clouds At Midday

| May 31, 2019 @ 12:39 pm

Other than some cumulus clouds dotting the skies across Central Alabama, we are getting a good bit of sunshine as we have crossed over into the midday hour.

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Starting To See Some Spotty Showers Out There At Midday

Starting To See Some Spotty Showers Out There At Midday

| May 30, 2019 @ 12:13 pm

At 12:00 pm, we do have a few showers popping up over the northwestern parts of Central Alabama and up into the western parts of North Alabama. These are slowly moving to the east-northeast.

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No Heat Relief At Midday, But Could Some See Showers Tomorrow?

No Heat Relief At Midday, But Could Some See Showers Tomorrow?

| May 29, 2019 @ 12:02 pm

We have plenty of sunshine bearing down on Central Alabama with very little in the way of clouds to help cool any one spot for a minute or two from this unseasonal heat.

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Not Quite As Hot At Midday Today… But It’s Still Hot

Not Quite As Hot At Midday Today… But It’s Still Hot

| May 28, 2019 @ 12:02 pm

We have mainly sunny skies across much of Central Alabama as we are about to move into the 12 o’clock hour on this last Tuesday in May.

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Some Sun & Some Clouds, But Plenty Of Heat Just After Midday

Some Sun & Some Clouds, But Plenty Of Heat Just After Midday

| May 27, 2019 @ 1:43 pm

We have a good bit of sunshine out there at 1:40 pm, but we have some clouds giving us some brief relief from the sun’s heat… even if it is only for a minute or two at a time.

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Just After Midday, It’s Only Nice If You’re At A Pool Or Indoors

Just After Midday, It’s Only Nice If You’re At A Pool Or Indoors

| May 25, 2019 @ 1:17 pm

Plenty of sunshine is bathing Central Alabama as we have crossed over into the 1:00 pm hour on this last Saturday of May.

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Hot & Dry Through The Memorial Day Weekend

Hot & Dry Through The Memorial Day Weekend

| May 25, 2019 @ 8:04 am

The Memorial Day Weekend has arrived and it will be a hot weekend for sure. We will have a little bit of a pattern change coming up later in the work week that will bring some slightly cooler temperatures and the chance of some showers and thunderstorms.

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